Senior Mechanical Safety Manager
- Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
- Reading, Berkshire, England
- £55450 - £87000 per annum + + excellent benefits
- Closing date
- 20 Apr 2023
- Building Services, Maintenance & Service, Mechanical, Safety
- Job Type
- Engineering Manager
Senior Mechanical Safety Manager
AWE has a unique opportunity to lead mechanical safety within a complex organisation which utilises some of the most advanced research and production facilities in the world.
Location: Aldermaston, Berkshire
Package: £55,450 - £87,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)
Advertising End Date: 22nd April
As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:
Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours (including Bank Holidays) of annual leave - plus every other Friday off work!
Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training
Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)
Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending
Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family
A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site
As the Senior Mechanical Safety Manager, you will report directly to the Chief Engineer for Sites & Assets and be required to:
Provide a focal point for advice, information and expertise on policy, best practice and mechanical safety engineering knowledge
Apply your skills on a wide array of unique technologies that only exist at AWE
Review, maintain and improve an organisation of competent persons who will be responsible for application of the mechanical-related safety across the company
Monitor AWE's compliance legislation, standards and relevant good practice
Provide an Intelligent Customer interface with AWE's Regulators at a corporate level
Build and maintain communications with other organisations to share best practice and improve
Help to shape AWE's future as a world class company
Be a role model in excellence, integrity and accountability
Ideal attributes for this role include:
Experience in development, implementation or application of mechanical safety policy
Experience in mechanical safety throughout the asset lifecycle (design to decommissioning)
Experience of working within a regulated industry
Experience as an Authorising Engineer (JSP 375), or equivalent
Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status or working towards professional recognition
NEBOSH General Certificate or recognised Health & Safety qualification
All candidates must be able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in designated areas.
We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.
To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.
Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.
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